If you have a little extra time and you’re willing to travel 25 miles, take a look at Cartago. This lively place offers up plenty to keep you busy. Among your first few stops here should be Parque Nacional Tapantí-Macizo Cerro de la Muerte, Lankester Botanical Garden and Las Ruinas de la Parroquia. Located 30 miles away, San Jose is another popular tourist destination. If you stop by, make sure you check out Costa Rica National Stadium, Sabana Park and Morazan Park.